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Re: MotoGP - Moto 2 - Moto 3 - 2017 banter thread

Post by Andy » 3 years ago

Latest post of the previous page:

Poncheral is a bit pissed because, as he claims, he was unaware that Folger suffered from Eppstein-Barr before he signed with Tech3.
No idea where that would leave Jonas but I`m quite sure the chances to get near a top bike will be rare
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Post by kals » 3 years ago

The question that should be asked is whether the virus has ever held Folger back throughout his career to date. To dump him on those grounds now would show a total lack of professionalism and compassion by Poncheral.

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Post by MonteCristo » 3 years ago

Bit wet during warm up.
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Post by Andy » 3 years ago

But looks good now :thumbsup:
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Post by Andy » 3 years ago

Congrats Joan Mir !
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Post by Andy » 3 years ago

Massive congrats to KTM. 1-2 at Phillip Island got to be a special first victory in Moto2 topped by a sensational 2nd by Brad Binder!
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Post by Andy » 3 years ago

So Honda and Marc Marquez get the red carpet rolled out once more. Good racing but boring championship. Moto3 and Moto2 are much more interesting than this.
And Ducati, this whole weekend smells dirty to put it nice.
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Post by SB83 » 3 years ago

How could Ducati kill it in the previous race and be so lost this week? They were lost from the get go, wet or dry.

Hate seeing the title race peter away like this but was an amazing race. Be interesting to see what Zarco can do in a top team some day.

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Post by John » 3 years ago

PI is not a Ducati track. The Ducati isn't a mid-corner speed bike, which PI is all about. There's a host of reason for this, namely the chassis and the engine. Redding first Ducati in P12, or if it was 11.

Absolutely brilliant race, though. Shame that the championship is damn near over now, it looked so great with a four-way battle just a few months ago.
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 3 years ago

Dont know what Miller had for breakfast as he lit it up at the start, kept it upright and only dropped away towrds the end as his tyres went off. Good ride for a man with one leg.
Rossi again best of the rest so presume he is back to full strength after his leg probs.

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 3 years ago

John wrote:
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PI is not a Ducati track.
Please dont take this as a fanboi comment but Stoner might disagree looking at history. Oops my credit for Stoner meter has run out. :whistling:

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Post by John » 3 years ago

Everso Biggyballies wrote:
3 years ago
John wrote:
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PI is not a Ducati track.
Please dont take this as a fanboi comment but Stoner might disagree looking at history. Oops my credit for Stoner meter has run out. :whistling:
This is not 2007. :P
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Post by Cheeveer » 3 years ago

Still can't stand Marquez
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Cheeveer wrote:
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Still can't stand Marquez
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Post by Andy » 3 years ago

John wrote:
3 years ago
PI is not a Ducati track. The Ducati isn't a mid-corner speed bike, which PI is all about. There's a host of reason for this, namely the chassis and the engine. Redding first Ducati in P12, or if it was 11.

Absolutely brilliant race, though. Shame that the championship is damn near over now, it looked so great with a four-way battle just a few months ago.
Similar to the BSB season final one of the top contenders all of a sudden developes brake problems. Brake problems that never appeared until these contenders could mix up a set and cast 'championship'.
The racing is really good in both but the ways both get decided, stinks
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Post by John » 3 years ago

Andy wrote:
3 years ago
John wrote:
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PI is not a Ducati track. The Ducati isn't a mid-corner speed bike, which PI is all about. There's a host of reason for this, namely the chassis and the engine. Redding first Ducati in P12, or if it was 11.

Absolutely brilliant race, though. Shame that the championship is damn near over now, it looked so great with a four-way battle just a few months ago.
Similar to the BSB season final one of the top contenders all of a sudden developes brake problems. Brake problems that never appeared until these contenders could mix up a set and cast 'championship'.
The racing is really good in both but the ways both get decided, stinks
Breathe, Andy...

Rossi breaking his leg wasn't scripted. Yamaha have been struggling all year long, to have Vinales fall back isn't that much of a shocker. PI has been good to Marquez over the years, he would have walked it last year if he hadn't binned it. So what are you saying?
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